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Pond Heron



Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii) is a drab brown bird. When it launches into flight the white wings become visible. It is also called Paddy bird. It can be found in marshes, mangroves and mudflats. It is a solitary and shy bird.

Pond Heron can be seen in the Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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